“It was an unspeakable crime. A double homicide that captured the attention of the entire nation.
“”48 Hours” and correspondent Erin Moriarty are taking a fresh look at a cold case … a very cold case. It happened in 1892 and we’re presenting it to a new jury to see if they can separate fact from fable.
“The defendant was the 32-year-old daughter of the victims. Her name: Lizzie Borden.
“Cara Robertson: The crimes were so violent … that many thought that Jack the Ripper had come to America.
“Los Angeles author Cara Robertson has been living with Lizzie Borden for a long time.
“Cara Robertson: I began to study Lizzie Borden when I was an undergraduate. I was interested in trying to find a topic for my college thesis.”
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